March 5, 2023


U.S. Bancorp TowerPortland, OR view on map


Diana HryciwDiana.Hryciw@lung.org503-718-6149


The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in Portland

Our Fight For Air Climb is designed for every type of climber, from beginners to competitive climbers.

How you climb is up to you: race to the top or take it at your own speed.

Assemble your crew: for the best Climb experience, form a team of friends and family, coworkers or neighbors.

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The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in 2023 with the American Lung Association

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Where you'll be climbing

The Fight For Air Climb, is returning to U.S. Bancorp Tower, featuring one-of-a-kind views and the best set of stairs in Portland, Oregon. U.S. Bancorp Tower is the perfect setting for a day of fun, challenge and camaraderie.

Registration Fees:

  • $35

Space on the stairs is limited, so save your spot and register today.

Please note there is a $100 fundraising minimum for all climbers to participate at U.S. Bancorp Tower on March 5, 2023


Do Good, Feel Great

  • You are supporting people with lung disease who are fighting for every breath.
  • You are stepping up for clean air across the country and in your community.
  • You are doing something positive for yourself and for people in need.

Health Benefits

  • Improves balance and coordination.
  • Strengthens more major muscles, including your glutes… you’re welcome!
  • Consistent stair climbing as a daily activity helps lower mortality risk.

What You Get

  • Every climber receives an official Fight For Air Climb t-shirt.
  • A sense of accomplishment in a supportive, celebratory atmosphere.
  • A safe, enjoyable event experience with a complimentary pick-me-up snack and water.

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $59,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Heather Laske - $1,350.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Carol Brown - $1,000.00
    3. Milestone John Palmer - $270.00
    4. Milestone Andrew Dorphley - $150.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift James Shibley - $125.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Rudy Peone - $110.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Emily Aley - $100.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Mandy Peterson - $100.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Steve Lewis - $100.00
    10. Milestone Rebecca Glommen - $100.00

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    Top Teams

      1. Conquering Climbers - $1,000.00
      2. Wildland Firefighters - $280.00
      3. Finish on Empty - $270.00
      4. RBC Portland - $200.00
      5. The Lung and The Breathless - $100.00
      6. Humbyrd Strong - $35.00
      7. Chester's Angels - $20.00

      Why We Need You in the Fight

      In March of 2020, the American Lung Association launched a $25 million initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics. At the same time, we're continuing our advocacy work to support clean air and redoubling our long-term commitments to lifesaving research.

      Over the last 12 years, the Climbers have raised more than $71 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association.

      Join us. Because Every Step Counts and every step makes a difference.

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      Thank You to Our Local Sponsors

      Silver Sponsor

      RBC Wealth Management

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      Kindred Hospitals

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